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Fortification Collection (#9)

"Discover the Majestic Fortifications Across the United Kingdom and Europe" Conisbrough Castle J910009

Background imageFortification Collection: Bamburgh Castle under a blue summer sky, Bamburgh, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

Bamburgh Castle under a blue summer sky, Bamburgh, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima, Western Honshu, Japan, Asia

Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima, Western Honshu, Japan, Asia

Background imageFortification Collection: Yard in the Palace of the Grand Master, the Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes

Yard in the Palace of the Grand Master, the Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Rhodes, Dodecanese Islands, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Pennard Castle and Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Peninsula, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales

Pennard Castle and Three Cliffs Bay, Gower Peninsula, Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Indian women under arches, Amber Fort Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Asia

Indian women under arches, Amber Fort Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, Asia

Background imageFortification Collection: Trujillo, Caceres, Extremadura, Spain, Europe

Trujillo, Caceres, Extremadura, Spain, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Residential buildings of medieval castle converted into country house

Residential buildings of medieval castle converted into country house, beside river with watermill and weir, Warwick Castle, River Avon, Warwick, Warwickshire, England, August

Background imageFortification Collection: THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA. Photograph, n. d

THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA. Photograph, n. d
THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA. Photograph, n.d

Background imageFortification Collection: View of partially ruined castle, Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire, England, september

View of partially ruined castle, Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, Shropshire, England, september

Background imageFortification Collection: Gates Fort Park and fort, Bermuda, Central America

Gates Fort Park and fort, Bermuda, Central America

Background imageFortification Collection: Camber Castle N100285

Camber Castle N100285
CAMBER CASTLE, Rye, East Sussex. General view

Background imageFortification Collection: Month of January: snowy landscape with aristocrats and hunters. c. 1535 (fresco)

Month of January: snowy landscape with aristocrats and hunters. c. 1535 (fresco)
LRI4684865 Month of January: snowy landscape with aristocrats and hunters. c.1535 (fresco) by Maestro Venceslao (fl.1390-1400); Castello del Buonconsilio, Torre dell Aquila

Background imageFortification Collection: Loch Eynort, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, c. 1880 s

Loch Eynort, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, c. 1880 s
19th century vintage photograph: Loch Eynort, South Uist, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, c.1880 s

Background imageFortification Collection: Holsten gate at Lubeck, engraved by John Godfrey (1817-89) (colour engraving)

Holsten gate at Lubeck, engraved by John Godfrey (1817-89) (colour engraving)
REV326585 Holsten gate at Lubeck, engraved by John Godfrey (1817-89) (colour engraving) by Werner, Carl Friedrich Heinrich (1808-94) (after); Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

Background imageFortification Collection: The Republican Hercules defending his Country, pub. 1797 (hand coloured engraving)

The Republican Hercules defending his Country, pub. 1797 (hand coloured engraving)
2966814 The Republican Hercules defending his Country, pub. 1797 (hand coloured engraving) by Gillray, James (1757-1815); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageFortification Collection: View of Florence, detail from La Madonna della Misericordia, 1342 (fresco)

View of Florence, detail from La Madonna della Misericordia, 1342 (fresco)
AIS5390283 View of Florence, detail from La Madonna della Misericordia, 1342 (fresco) by Daddi, Bernardo (fl.1327-d.1348); Museo del Bigallo, Florence

Background imageFortification Collection: Carew Castle reflected in the mill pond at dawn, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

Carew Castle reflected in the mill pond at dawn, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: The Char-a-banc presented to Her Majesty by the King of the French, 1844

The Char-a-banc presented to Her Majesty by the King of the French, 1844. Queen Victoria and King Louis Philippe of France ride from the Queens Entrance at Windsor Castle to Twickenham

Background imageFortification Collection: Gotha - from His Royal Highness Prince Alberts drawing, 1845. Creator: W. J. Linton

Gotha - from His Royal Highness Prince Alberts drawing, 1845. Creator: W. J. Linton
Gotha - from His Royal Highness Prince Alberts drawing, 1845. View of the town of Gotha in Thuringia, Germany, seat of the royal house of Wettin of which Prince Albert was a member

Background imageFortification Collection: Ezelpoort (Donkeys Gate), fortified gate, Bruges, West Flanders, Belgium, Europe

Ezelpoort (Donkeys Gate), fortified gate, Bruges, West Flanders, Belgium, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, from Cromwell Fort: The Caroline Laying the Earthwire on July

Foilhummerum Bay, Valentia, from Cromwell Fort: The Caroline Laying the Earthwire on July 21st, 1865, 1865

Background imageFortification Collection: December - the Chateau de Vincennes, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Paul Limbourg

December - the Chateau de Vincennes, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Paul Limbourg
December - the Chateau de Vincennes, 15th century, (1939). Decembre - Le Chateau De Vincennes. Hunting scene in a forest: dogs tear apart a wild boar. The man on the right sounds a horn

Background imageFortification Collection: September - the Chateau de Saumur, 15th century, (1939). Creators: Paul Limbourg, Jean Colombe

September - the Chateau de Saumur, 15th century, (1939). Creators: Paul Limbourg, Jean Colombe
September - the Chateau de Saumur, 15th century, (1939). Septembre - the Chateau de Saumur. Grape harvest in the vineyards: people gather grapes in baskets, donkeys carry them in panniers

Background imageFortification Collection: July - the Chateau at Poitiers, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Paul Limbourg

July - the Chateau at Poitiers, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Paul Limbourg
July - the Chateau at Poitiers, 15th century, (1939). Juillet - Le Chateau De Poitiers. Farm workers harvesting wheat with scythes and shearing sheep

Background imageFortification Collection: April - the Chateau de Dourdan, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Jean Limbourg

April - the Chateau de Dourdan, 15th century, (1939). Creator: Jean Limbourg
April - the Chateau de Dourdan, 15th century, (1939). Avril - Le Chateau De Dourdan. Engagement scene with a couple exchanging rings in front of witnesses

Background imageFortification Collection: March - the Chateau de Lusignan, 15th century, (1939). Creators: Paul Limbourg, Jean Colombe

March - the Chateau de Lusignan, 15th century, (1939). Creators: Paul Limbourg, Jean Colombe
March - the Chateau de Lusignan, 15th century, (1939). Mars - Le Chateau De Lusignan. Agricultural activities: ploughing with oxen, pruning grape vines, a shepherd with sheep

Background imageFortification Collection: June - the palace and the Sainte-Chapelle, 15th century, (1939). Creators: Hermann Limbourg

June - the palace and the Sainte-Chapelle, 15th century, (1939). Creators: Hermann Limbourg
June - the palace and the Sainte-Chapelle, 15th century, (1939). Juin - Le Palais Et La Sainte-Chapelle. Barefoot peasants hay-making in the fields: men wield scythes as they cut the grass

Background imageFortification Collection: Europe, Czech Republic, Karlstejn castle

Europe, Czech Republic, Karlstejn castle
Karlstejn Castle, Czech Republic, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Exterior of Orford Castle, Suffolk (the Battlements restored), (1931). Artist

Exterior of Orford Castle, Suffolk (the Battlements restored), (1931). Artist
Exterior of Orford Castle, Suffolk (the Battlements restored), (1931). Illustration from A History of Everyday Things in England - Done in two parts of which this is the first - 1066-1499

Background imageFortification Collection: Chillingham Castle, c1896. Artist: W Greene

Chillingham Castle, c1896. Artist: W Greene
Chillingham Castle, c1896. From Pictorial England and Wales. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris & Melbourne, c1896]

Background imageFortification Collection: South view of the Tower of London with boats on the River Thames, 1776

South view of the Tower of London with boats on the River Thames, 1776

Background imageFortification Collection: Ferniehirst Castle, Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland, 1924-1926. Artist: Valentine & Sons Ltd

Ferniehirst Castle, Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland, 1924-1926. Artist: Valentine & Sons Ltd
Ferniehirst Castle, Jedburgh, Borders, Scotland, 1924-1926. Ferniehirst Castle was originally built by the Ker family in around 1470

Background imageFortification Collection: Conway Castle, north Wales, 1908-1909. Artist: Ernest W Jackson

Conway Castle, north Wales, 1908-1909. Artist: Ernest W Jackson
Conway Castle, north Wales, 1908-1909. From Penroses Pictorial Annual 1908-1909, An Illustrated Review of the Graphic Arts, volume 14, edited by William Gamble and published by AW Penrose (London)

Background imageFortification Collection: Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, late 19th century. Artist: A F Hydon

Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, late 19th century. Artist: A F Hydon
Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, late 19th century

Background imageFortification Collection: Siege scene, c1260, (1843). Artist: Henry Shaw

Siege scene, c1260, (1843). Artist: Henry Shaw
Siege scene, c1260, (1843). Copy of a manuscript illustration showing a party preparing to attempt the breach which has been made in the tower

Background imageFortification Collection: Pair of Celtic Bronze Bulls, Bulbury Camp, Dorset, England, c1st century BC - c1st century

Pair of Celtic Bronze Bulls, Bulbury Camp, Dorset, England, c1st century BC - c1st century. Probably mountings from a chariot-spoke

Background imageFortification Collection: Cloudy sky at dusk, Mont-St-Michel, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Normandy, France, Europe

Cloudy sky at dusk, Mont-St-Michel, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Normandy, France, Europe

Background imageFortification Collection: Fort San Lorenzo, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Panama, Central America

Fort San Lorenzo, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Panama, Central America

Background imageFortification Collection: Old watchtower Baluarte de San Diego, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines

Old watchtower Baluarte de San Diego, Intramuros, Manila, Luzon, Philippines

Background imageFortification Collection: France, Languedoc-Rousillon, Carcassonne. The fortifications of Carcassonne at dusk

France, Languedoc-Rousillon, Carcassonne. The fortifications of Carcassonne at dusk

Background imageFortification Collection: Helmsley Castle K030825

Helmsley Castle K030825
HELMSLEY CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View from the South East from the outer bailey

Background imageFortification Collection: Pickering Castle J910166

Pickering Castle J910166
PICKERING CASTLE, North Yorkshire. View looking West to Coleman Tower and the keep

Background imageFortification Collection: Nottingham Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown

Nottingham Castle, 1898. Creator: Unknown
Nottingham Castle, 1898. 1 and 2: Mortimers Hole; 3: King David of Scotlands Prison; 4 The Castle Gate. From " Our Own Country, Volume IV"

Background imageFortification Collection: Nottingham Castle. Creator: Unknown

Nottingham Castle. Creator: Unknown
Nottingham Castle. View of the castle in Nottinghamshire, located in a strategic position on a promontory known as Castle Rock

Background imageFortification Collection: Inverary Castle, western Scotland, 1900. Artist: GW Wilson and Company

Inverary Castle, western Scotland, 1900. Artist: GW Wilson and Company
Inverary Castle, western Scotland, 1900. The seat of the Chief the southern branch of the Clan Campbell, the Duke of Argyll

Background imageFortification Collection: West view of Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire, 1776. Artist: William Watts

West view of Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire, 1776. Artist: William Watts
West view of Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire, 1776

Background imageFortification Collection: View of fortified city, 1493

View of fortified city, 1493. A cog, a type of sailing vessel, can be seen in the foreground. A watergate gives access to the city at bottom right

Background imageFortification Collection: Aigues-mortes, France - Medieval ramparts

Aigues-mortes, France - Medieval ramparts Date: circa 1850s




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"Discover the Majestic Fortifications Across the United Kingdom and Europe" Conisbrough Castle J910009: Step back in time as you explore the formidable walls of Conisbrough Castle, a symbol of strength and power. Barnard Castle J860320: Marvel at the strategic location of Barnard Castle, perched high above the River Tees, offering unparalleled views and protection. Portchester Castle K991184: Immerse yourself in history at Portchester Castle, where Roman fortifications blend seamlessly with medieval architecture. Nunney Castle N061017: Admire the charming ruins of Nunney Castle, a small but mighty fortress nestled amidst picturesque surroundings. Iron-age British Camp hill fort and Malvern Hills in autumn, Great Malvern, Worcestershire: Witness nature's beauty while exploring an ancient hill fort on the stunning Malvern Hills during autumnal splendor. Dunnottar Castle outside Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland: Experience awe-inspiring coastal vistas from Dunnottar Castle's dramatic cliff-top perch - a true testament to Scotland's rich heritage. Roman latrine J000112: Uncover fascinating insights into daily life within Roman forts as you visit this well-preserved latrine - a unique glimpse into ancient hygiene practices. Steam train on Swanage Railway near Corfe Castle, Dorset: Travel back in time aboard a steam train through picturesque countryside to reach Corfe Castle - an enchanting journey filled with nostalgia. Carreg Cennen Castle near Llandeilo, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire: Be captivated by Carreg Cennen castle's rugged beauty as it stands proudly atop a limestone crag amidst breathtaking Welsh landscapes. Bamburgh Castle K021974: Behold one of Northumberland's most iconic landmarks - Bamburgh Castle, an imposing fortress overlooking the stunning North Sea coastline.